Originally Posted by Revenger715
So, after a few night-time navs last year using the garmin to get home I figured this season I might prefer to actually see something in front of me, as opposed to navigating 'blind'.
I have a 12v socket on the dash and seems a temporary spotlight mounted to the cockpit rail would be ideal - anyone used such a set up and got any recommendations?
I have an Aqua Signal (12v) hand held that's got me out of the Sticky Stuff a couple of times...well built and quite bright....(although the newer LED's might out preform it by now!?) you can mount it too if you like.
Although in my experience waves are seldom uniform in size or direction over any distance,and it pays to hold the lamp and keep the beam in your line of sight which is likely to change quite a bit!
.. and I usually Helm one hand holding lamp and wheel.. and just take it easy!!
Its a real Bugger at night if it blows up and you can't see the Waves coming!..and without any sort of light,a bloody nightmare!
Something I wouldn't be without.